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Howell and Christmas Announce Visionary Scholarship Winner

Posted by Gary Christmas on 02 Mar, 2016

Visionary Scholarship WinnerAt Howell and Christmas, we want to encourage and help students in the community who are considering earning a degree in law. Our $1,000 Visionary Scholarship is intended to make it easier for students to achieve their dream of becoming part of legal field. One of the criteria to win the scholarship is write an essay about one of three topics. This year’s winner, Alamea Deedee Bitran, focused on the Sixth Amendment, which grants Americans the right to a jury trial.

Finding an Interest in Law

Deedee graduated summa cum laude with a 3.99/4.0 GPA from the University of Florida in May 2012. She originallyRead More


Seantyel Hardy Awarded $1,000 Visionary Scholarship

Posted by Gary Christmas on 08 Sep, 2015

This month, Seantyel Hardy has been selected to receive the Howell and Christmas $1,000 Visionary Scholarship. The firm introduced the scholarship to assist law school students with reaching their educational goals. The win comes as a result of her winning essay on the impact of the United States Constitution on the everyday lives of Americans.
Hardy, who graduated from the University of Florida with a major in journalism, served as a student government senator. Her studies placed an emphasis of the First Amendment freedoms of speech and the press. She recalled an exercise in which the College… Read More


Howell and Christmas announce Fall Session Visionary Scholarship winner, Seantyel Hardy

Posted by Gary Christmas on 01 Sep, 2015

MOUNT PLEASANT, SOUTH CAROLINA- Understanding the sometimes insurmountable debt students face when planning their attendance to law school, last year, the law firm of Howell and Christmas announced a twice yearly, $1,000 Visionary Scholarship help alleviate some of the financial burden. Gary Christmas, founding firm partner, says the scholarship is “…in line with our overall mission…”

The 500 – 1,000 word essay-based scholarship opportunity asks prospective recipients to write about one of three topics; the right of American’s to trial by jury, the impact of the United… Read More